Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

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The Apology Revisits Issue of WWII Sexual Slavery

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Historians generally refer to them as “the comfort women,” but the term hardly begins to describe the horror they endured. Tiffany Hsiung has come to think of them as “the grandmothers.” For over five years the young Toronto-based filmmaker (above left) has been unpacking their painful and unresolved history, gradually winning the trust of women

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Fort Mac Dreamin’

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The recent dramatic drop in world oil prices may be playing havoc with economic forecasts, but it has upped the creative stakes in Working the Dream, a feature doc about Fort McMurray that has just wrapped its final shoot. Established as a 19th century fur trade post, Fort Mac is now the epicentre of Canada’s

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Debris: Disaster Movie as Art

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Beachcombing is both a job and a passion for Pete Clarkson. As a park ranger on the wild and beautiful outer coast of Vancouver Island, he’s been picking up marine debris for decades – and as an intertidal artist, he transforms it into joyous and light-hearted artwork. But since 2011 he’s been confronted with a

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Hadwin’s Judgement Premieres April 27 at Hot Docs

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Updated April 23, 2015. It’s a thrilling yarn of man and nature — a maverick eco-warrior, tough and slightly unhinged, and a towering myth of a tree. As a surveyor for the logging industry, Grant Hadwin would have been the first white man to see many of British Columbia’s old-growth rainforests — ecosystems that have

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Awash with Academy Awards®: Watch 7 Oscar®-Winning Flicks on NFB.ca

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Oscars® galore! Discover and watch for free 7 NFB shorts that charmed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in years past.

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The NFB Film Club returns with stellar programming for spring 2015

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Check out our latest offering of films available for FREE public screening at public libraries across Canada. Watch a few trailers, and decide what you want to see in your community this spring. There’s something for everyone—kids and adults alike!

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“Revenge is a Dead End”

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With Grassroots in Drylands, a new feature doc from Quebec-Atlantic Studio, Helene Klodawsky goes to the Middle East — and returns with a welcome message of hope. The project brings her back to the region where she made her first feature doc in 1988 — Shoot and Cry, about a young Israeli conscript in the

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Gotta go! Say goodbye to NFB blogger Jovana with a few of her favourite flicks

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Want to know what your friendly neighbourhood NFB blogger Jovana recommends? Explore the best of the best in the NFB’s online collection of films.

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Staff Picks 2014: discover a batch of hidden gems in our collection

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Got lots of free time over the holidays and don’t know what to watch? Let our wise team members here at the NFB guide you with their favourite hidden gems.

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Fire, water, earth, air: explore the 4 elements in 5 films

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The 4 elements have ruled our imagination about our environment since classical antiquity. Explore the power and beauty of the 4 elements in 5 films.

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Welcome to the Ontario Production Studio

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We work with the creative talent of Ontario’s independent film and media community from producers, directors, editors, interactive architects, designers and more, to create and produce award-winning, critically acclaimed documentaries (Stories We Tell, Highrise, My Prairie Home) for the world stage.

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Introducing the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio…

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Find out how the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio is exactly like chocolate bark.

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